Petronas Towers cuts electricity use by 60%

Electricity use in Kuala Lumpur’s Petronas Towers, the tallest twin buildings in the world, has been cut by up to 60% following the installation of light detection controls. Lighting management […]

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By Siobhan Conarty

Electricity use in Kuala Lumpur’s Petronas Towers, the tallest twin buildings in the world, has been cut by up to 60% following the installation of light detection controls.

Lighting management specialists Ex-Or installed LightSpot sensors in more than 40 floors of the 88-storey buildings, which turn on when an area becomes occupied then automatically switch off when empty.